A Thank You To Teachers and Volunteers

Many local schools have expanded their intake this week and others plan to do so shortly.  Parents and pupils will be enormously grateful to heads, teachers and other members of staff for making this possible.

Getting the Economy Back on Track

Last week I held a series of calls on the economic effect of Covid on our local economy, among them with our Local Enterprise Partnership and with Job Centre Plus.

Stay Alert

Last week the Prime Minister set out a road map through which we can very carefully return closer towards normality. It is a slow and deliberate process.

Gatwick Update

In recent weeks I have been contacted by many constituents who are deeply concerned about the impact of coronavirus on the airline industry and the aviation sector more generally.

Harnessing Resources to Beat the Virus

Whilst it was very sad that we could not gather in person to commemorate VE Day and the extraordinary generation that did so much to preserve our freedom and liberate much of Europe it was also lovely to see so many houses, schools and businesses adorned with Union Flags and bunting to commemorat

VE Day

This week  marks the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe, VE Day.  The end of the European War though bitter conflict continued in the Far East.

Action to Combat Covid-19 Related Scams and Frauds

Criminals are trying to take advantage of these challenging times to prey on the most vulnerable. In reality, anyone- not just the most vulnerable members of society- can be a victim of an online scam.